Oceania Newswire

Oceania Newswire

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  1. Canberra Day Trips: Jindabyne - a year-round destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | The RiotACT

    Jindabyne is the gateway to the alpine playground that is the Snowy Mountains, but it's the perfect place for an escape at any time of year, not just during ski season. On the edge of a beautiful lake, the scenic town offers outdoor adventure and gourmet delights.

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  2. Housing squeeze tightens as ACT vacancy rates keep fallingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | The RiotACT

    The squeeze on Canberra's rental market is continuing with the ACT's vacancy rate falling to the second lowest in the country, and rents only surpassed by Sydney. Data released by SQM Research this week shows a vacancy rate of 0.8 per cent in July, down from 0.9 per cent in June and 1.1 per cent a year ago.

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  3. Green Party tackles mountain of waste going to New Zealand's landfillsRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    On the go and no time to finish that story right now? Your News is the place for you to save content to read later from any device. Register with us and content you save will appear here so you can access them to read later.

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  4. The baby boomers moving in with their adult kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | ABC News

    But there is another growing trend - baby boomers moving back in with their adult kids. And it is by choice.

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  5. Army and remote community build better futureRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | ABC News

    For the past three months, 150 members of the Australian Army have been in the remote, Anangu Aboriginal community of Yalata, on South Australia's west coast. Its new temporary residents have been busily forging a new relationship with Yalata's 300 residents, as part of the Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Program .

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  6. NZ Select shoot the lights out at Four Nations in ChinaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

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  7. From Skippy to Nashville, 'banjo girl' Taylor aims for music gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    Taylor Pfeiffer still remembers the time she decided to take up the banjo at the age of seven after hearing the theme song to the TV show Skippy. Eleven years later, the instrument is almost a part of her body, and she is now known professionally as "the banjo girl".

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  8. The Lonely Millennials: Young Kiwis say they struggle to make friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Southland Times

    Kate Worboys and Sacha Aislabie have set up a group called The Lonely Millennials which they have started because it's hard to make friends as a millennial in Auckland. Tired of sitting at home binge-watching Netflix, two Auckland flatmates started an online meet-up group to help themselves, and other lonely millennials make friends.

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  9. High spirits in the Jingera hillsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The RiotACT

    At the head waters of the Molonglo River, in the hills of Jingera not far from Captains Flat, a small distillery is producing fine Whisky. The Riverbourne Distillery is the passion of former Canberra pharmacist Martin Pye.

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  10. Solar boom 'bringing hundreds of jobs' to rural QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    A renewable energy boom across Queensland's Darling Downs is reinvigorating the region's economy, which suffered a sharp downturn when coal seam gas development slowed earlier than expected. "We've got $1.2 billion of that under construction now, and that's the exciting thing, this isn't just about approvals, this is about action to deliver renewable energies to this region," Western Downs Regional Council mayor Paul McVeigh said.

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  11. Fonterra scotches report Spierings tipped to step downRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NBR Newsroom

    Fonterra has categorically denied the report. "There is no substance to the rumour," a Fonterra spokesman said.

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  12. 'The walking dead': Toddlers who swallow button batteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Age

    "Help! My toddler's swallowed a button battery." Denise Macfadyen googled this within seconds of her three-year-old son Trent telling her he'd swallowed a tiny shiny battery.

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  13. Out-of-control blaze in NSW Hunter RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Shepparton News Online

    Firefighters continue to battle an out-of-control bushfire north of Newcastle following an emergency warning urging residents to take shelter or flee. The Salt Ash fire hit the communities of Tanilba Bay, Mallabula and Lemon Tree Passage on Saturday night after burning through more than 1300 hectares.

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  14. New Zealand prohibits most foreigners from buying homesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Texarkana Gazette

    Previously the housing market was open to investors worldwide, but the government on Wednesday passed legislation that allows only New Zealand residents to buy homes. In recent years, there have been many anecdotal stories of wealthy foreigners from Silicon Valley and beyond buying ranches in picturesque rural New Zealand as a "bolt hole" or escape option from a turbulent world.

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  15. New Zealand firefighter Phil Muldoon, left, coordinates water refills ...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | SFGate

    New Zealand firefighter Phil Muldoon, left, coordinates water refills with Bernardo Gonzalez, right, of the Redwood Valley Fire Department, in the Mendocino National Forest while fighting the Mendocino Complex Fire east of Ukiah, Calif., on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. less New Zealand firefighter Phil Muldoon, left, coordinates water refills with Bernardo Gonzalez, right, of the Redwood Valley Fire Department, in the Mendocino National Forest while fighting the Mendocino Complex ... more New Zealand firefighter Peter Wakeling listens to colleagues before the command briefing at the Incident Command Post for the Mendocino Complex Tuesday.

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  16. Systematic Financial Management LP Sells 156,717 Shares of WestRock CoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Systematic Financial Management LP trimmed its position in shares of WestRock Co by 31.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 347,663 shares of the basic materials company's stock after selling 156,717 shares during the quarter.

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  17. What Katy Perry could get up to in NZRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Katy Perry is returning to New Zealand for two shows tomorrow and on Tuesday, and we're excited to see what she gets up to during her visit. In 2011, she bungy-jumped off the Auckland Harbour Bridge hours before she was due on stage - a feat she told Seven Sharp she was keen to repeat this time around.

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  18. The Goss: Sam Dastyari needs to wash his mouth out with soapRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Sydney Morning Herald

    He was up against some of Australia's best-known spotlight-hoggers in Kyle Sandilands and Rove McManus at the launch of Ten's all-male pilot week this week, so Sam Dastyari desperately needed to do or say something to help him stand out from the crowd. The ex-Labor senator dropped a rather crude remark in front of a room full of Ten's top execs and media when discussing his upcoming show Disgrace! compared to Kyle Sandilands' Judge Judy -esque, but far more provocative, Trial By Kyle .

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  19. Barrick Gold Corp (ABX) Shares Sold by Contrarius Investment Management LtdRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Contrarius Investment Management Ltd cut its stake in Barrick Gold Corp by 41.7% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,519,695 shares of the basic materials company's stock after selling 1,088,064 shares during the period.

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  20. 'Bleddy hell, Wallabies': Errors play into All Blacks' handsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    OPINION: For the Quick Guide to 2018 Bledisloe Misery, downcast Wallabies fan, we can examine two moments of Kurtley Beale body language. The first comes 25 or so minutes into the match on the back of a barnstorming break from Tatafu Polota-Nau, Australia's homecoming hooker, a pop back to Lukhan Tui, an offload to Will Genia and a pass to Beale for which he isn't prepared.

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